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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Michael J. Glaser

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Contact:  Lt. Brian McGregor

 Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

 Office:    (504) 712-2252

 Date:      9/11/2015 

Jefferson Parish Fire Dispatcher and Treasurer of the Kenner Volunteer Fire Company Arrested for theft 

 Kenner - On Thursday, September 10, 2015, the Kenner Police Department arrested Amanda Hebert Monnerjahn, 36, of 1021 Papworth Street, Metairie, for the crime of theft valued at $11,029.00.

 Monnerjahn, a Jefferson Parish Fire Dispatcher was the Treasurer for the Kenner Volunteer Fire Company.  On July 22, 2015, the KVFC President Michael Graffato contacted Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser and reported that he began observing overdraft charges on two bank accounts maintained by the KVFC.  Graffato also found that Monnerjahn was not depositing cash deposits, was negotiating checks for “cash” which is not authorized, and utilizing a debit card assigned to her to make unauthorized charges to the accounts. 

 

 Chief Glaser ordered an investigation into the accounts, which to date (September 11, 2015) the Kenner Police Department has determined that Monnerjahn has stolen approximately $11,029.00.  Monnerjahn was arrested yesterday and was questioned by Lieutenant Brian McGregor and Detective Vincent Miranti about the theft.  Monnerjahn admitted to the theft.  Monnerjahn, who is married, admitted that she met a “male friend” approximately 3 to 4 months ago.  During her friendship, the male friend asked for monies to purchase a vehicle amongst other things, which she removed from KVFC  account without authorization.  In addition, Monnerjahn purchased a cellular telephone, and was making cash withdrawals from the account that she would keep for personal use. 

 

 The investigation continues.  At the time of this press release, Monnerjahn remains in custody, no bond has been set.   

 

 Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser encourages anyone who can provide information concerning Amanda Monnerjahn or this theft, to contact Kenner Police Detective Vincent Miranti at (504) 712-2330 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. 

 

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
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Kenner, LA. 70062

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